Pictet AM launch positive change fund

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Elliot Gulliver-Needham
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The fund aims to identify firms with a strong alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals
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The fund aims to identify firms with a strong alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Pictet Asset Management has launched an Article 8 positive change fund, seeking to benefit from firms transitioning to the "sustainable future economy".

Pictet-Positive Change will be co-managed by Evgenia Molotova and Yuko Takano, and aims to identify firms with a strong alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Measurability is a key consideration for the fund, Takano said, explaining that "investing in companies at an earlier stage of the impact improvement transition requires transparency in reporting alongside active and targeted engagement, as the investment team seek to demonstrate and drive the Positive Change after which the strategy is named". The investment team use a Natural Language Processing tool to assess a ...

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